The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 63 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.89% 4.22% 3.92%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 28.24% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 11
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £409 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -1.01%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 131 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.60% 14.94% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 20
Average daily rate £400 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £216 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 14
Average hourly rate £10.04 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (85.45%) Windows
3 29 (52.73%) Hyper-V
4 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
5 24 (43.64%) ITIL
6 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
9 18 (32.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (29.09%) NetApp
10 16 (29.09%) MCSE
11 15 (27.27%) Linux
12 14 (25.45%) Service Management
13 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
14 12 (21.82%) UNIX
14 12 (21.82%) Citrix
14 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (20.00%) SQL
15 11 (20.00%) Migration
16 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
16 10 (18.18%) Finance
16 10 (18.18%) SAN
17 9 (16.36%) McAfee
17 9 (16.36%) Intel
17 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
18 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
18 8 (14.55%) Backup Exec

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) IIS
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) Lync
6 1 (1.82%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) PaaS
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) SAN
2 6 (10.91%) LAN
2 6 (10.91%) WAN
2 6 (10.91%) iSCSI
3 5 (9.09%) BIG-IP
4 4 (7.27%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (7.27%) WLAN
5 3 (5.45%) NAS
6 2 (3.64%) Firewall
6 2 (3.64%) DNS
7 1 (1.82%) Broadband
7 1 (1.82%) DHCP
7 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.82%) VLAN
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (10.91%) OLTP
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Architect
2 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) Virtualisation Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) HACMP
4 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (85.45%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (27.27%) Linux
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (21.82%) UNIX
5 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 5 (9.09%) CentOS
6 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000
8 3 (5.45%) Windows NT
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.64%) AIX
9 2 (3.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) ITIL
2 18 (32.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (25.45%) Service Management
4 11 (20.00%) Migration
5 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.73%) Change Management
6 7 (12.73%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.09%) Change Control
8 5 (9.09%) Requirements Management
8 5 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
10 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.45%) ITSM
11 2 (3.64%) Validation
11 2 (3.64%) PRINCE
11 2 (3.64%) Project Management
11 2 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.09%) MCSE
2 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) MCP
5 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.45%) Degree
7 1 (1.82%) MCTS
7 1 (1.82%) MCITP
7 1 (1.82%) VCAP
7 1 (1.82%) CCIA
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.82%) GSAE
7 1 (1.82%) CCNP
7 1 (1.82%) CCNA
7 1 (1.82%) CCA
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.82%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Hyper-V
2 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
3 8 (14.55%) vSphere
4 6 (10.91%) NFS
4 6 (10.91%) XenApp
4 6 (10.91%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (5.45%) Firmware
5 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.45%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.64%) GPFS
7 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (9.09%) XenMobile
2 5 (9.09%) AirWatch
3 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.45%) OVSD
4 3 (5.45%) BladeLogic
4 3 (5.45%) SCOM
5 2 (3.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.82%) WSUS
6 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 16 (29.09%) NetApp
4 12 (21.82%) Citrix
5 9 (16.36%) Intel
5 9 (16.36%) McAfee
6 8 (14.55%) HP
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle
8 6 (10.91%) Cisco
9 5 (9.09%) IBM
9 5 (9.09%) EMC
9 5 (9.09%) Sophos
9 5 (9.09%) F5
9 5 (9.09%) Lumension
10 3 (5.45%) Symantec
10 3 (5.45%) Dell
11 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.64%) GFI Software
12 1 (1.82%) Brocade
12 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint